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Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:15 AM

Gold Coast to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:15 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Gold Coast to Cairns. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals on Gold Coast to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
OOLCNS
Sat 8/10
nonstop
CNSOOL
Thu 20/10
nonstop
$284
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Jetstar
OOLCNS
Tue 18/10
nonstop
CNSOOL
Sat 22/10
nonstop
$284
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Jetstar
OOLCNS
Fri 21/10
nonstop
CNSOOL
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$284
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Jetstar
OOLCNS
Fri 21/10
nonstop
CNSOOL
Mon 24/10
nonstop
$284
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Jetstar
OOLCNS
Sat 29/10
nonstop
CNSOOL
Wed 2/11
nonstop
$284
Select
Virgin Australia
OOLCNS
Sat 26/11
2 stops
CNSOOL
Wed 30/11
2 stops
$488
Select
Virgin Australia
OOLCNS
Thu 1/12
2 stops
CNSOOL
Sun 4/12
2 stops
$488
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Qantas
OOLCNS
Sat 29/10
1 stop
CNSOOL
Wed 2/11
1 stop
$561
Select
Qantas
OOLCNS
Wed 16/11
1 stop
CNSOOL
Sat 19/11
1 stop
$561
Select

How Much is a Flight from Gold Coast to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Gold Coast to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $285.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Gold Coast to Cairns based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Gold Coast to Cairns?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Gold Coast to Cairns.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $536 $842
7-14 days $284 $411
14-21 days $284 $413
21-30 days $284 $413
30-60 days $284 $411
60-90 days $284 $411
90+ days $284 $411

Cheapest Day To Fly from Gold Coast to Cairns

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Gold Coast to Cairns is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$287 $284 $284 $285 $284 $284 $284

Compare Flight Prices from Gold Coast to Cairns by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Gold Coast to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 30/09/16 2/10/16 0 $536
October Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 8/10/16 20/10/16 0 $284
November Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 6/11/16 8/11/16 0 $284
December Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 14/12/16 18/12/16 0 $284
January Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 31/01/17 2/02/17 0 $314
February Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 3/02/17 6/02/17 0 $284
March Gold Coast Cairns Jetstar 9/03/17 12/03/17 0 $285
April Gold Coast Cairns Virgin Australia 28/04/17 5/05/17 2 $505

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Gold Coast to Cairns. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$536
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$536
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$343
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$343 $284
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$284 $562
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$562

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Gold Coast to Cairns is $486.

The average price for direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns is $284.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Gold Coast to Cairns.

Weekly Direct Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Hong Kong 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 09:40 09:40
Jetstar 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 06:00 08:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Gold Coast to Cairns. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Gold Coast to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Gold Coast to Cairns is $444.

Gold Coast to Cairns Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Gold Coast to Cairns?
Answer: The average Gold Coast to Cairns flight time is 2 hours and 27 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairns from Gold Coast?
Answer: The distance from Gold Coast to Cairns is 1,483 kilometers (922 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns?
Answer: There are 15 direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular Gold Coast airlines for direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 80% of the non-stop flights between Gold Coast and Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Gold Coast to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Gold Coast flying to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:16 AMNumber of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 66,390

Wondering which airlines fly out of Gold Coast to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Gold Coast airlines with flights to Cairns. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Gold Coast to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Jetstar SYD
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar PER

Gold Coast to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Gold Coast and Cairns. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Gold Coast - OOL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Gold Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $560
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $111

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $150
Flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $583
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns Qantas, Virgin Australia $579
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns Qantas, Virgin Australia $599
Flights from Armidale to Cairns Qantas Check Dates
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville Jetstar, Virgin Australia $276
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $200
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island Qantas, Virgin Australia $266
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $222
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $117
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Townsville Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Brisbane to Emerald Qantas $726
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton Qantas, Virgin Australia $211
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $184
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone Qantas, Virgin Australia $200
Flights from Brisbane to Mount Isa Qantas, Virgin Australia $680
Flights from Brisbane to WeipaCheck Dates

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Brisbane to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,284
Flights from Brisbane to Tokyo EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Air New Zealand, Niugini, Qantas, Aircalin, Singapore, Virgin Australia $863
Flights from Brisbane to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $578
Flights from Brisbane to Bangkok EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $692
Flights from Brisbane to Singapore Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, China Eastern, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $631
Flights from Brisbane to Jakarta Bangkok, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $749
Flights from Brisbane to Hong Kong EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $695
Flights from Brisbane to Shanghai EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Korean, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $641
Flights from Brisbane to Kuala Lumpur Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Bangkok, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $638
Flights from Brisbane to Manila Cathay, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas $677
Flights from Brisbane to Beijing EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $498
Cheap Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns